Niche net under pressure from digital rivals
LONDON — Satcaster BSkyB’s flagship entertainment channel Sky One has renewed contracts with Warner Bros. on “Nip/Tuck” and “Cold Case.”Niche net, increasingly under pressure from digital rivals E4 and BBC3, has bought pay, free and basic-cable television rights for seasons three and four of plastic-surgery saga “Nip/Tuck” and crime show “Cold Case.” “Nip/Tuck” is written and exec produced by Ryan Murphy. Season three will air in the U.S. this fall. “Cold Case” is exec produced by Meredith Stiehm and Jerry Bruckheimer.
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